Current Trend Report - Key Trends
SPRING 2003 KEY TRENDS
 

Silhouettes
 
Themes
 
Sneakers
Wedges
Backless slides
Retro or customized sneakers
Vintage 40's platforms
Stripes and prints
Ethnic / tribal
Colors
 
Men's
 
White is important
Two-tone combinations
Citrus colors
Green
Neutrals and browns

Two-tone
Thong Sandals
Cordovan
Driving bottom/oblique last
Picnic casuals
Trends
 
Kids
 
Flips Flops trade up to
split toe thongs
Ankle-wrapped gladiators
Athletic influences
Big Sister take downs
Pink and white for girls
Spiderman for boys
Denim sneakers
Enhancements
 
Athletic/Sport
 
Coins/charms/shells
Flowers
Crystals/jewels
Beading
Lacings
High top wrestling boot
Retro sneakers
Lightweight runners
Slip on mule sneakers
Materials
 
Designer
 
Fabric wrapped platforms
Bleached denim
Slouchy soft leathers
Suede and nubuc
Vegetable tanned or imprinted leathers
Sporty influences
Open toe / backless
Thick or stacked heel
Hand set rhinestones

 
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